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FOI 1003 - Expenditure on Equality and Diversity


Information Requested:

I wish to make an FOI request, as set out under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please can your organisation provide the following information:
a)      The number of roles in your association (expressed in numbers of FTE), that are mainly or exclusively focussed on issues of equality, diversity, or inclusivity. For example, this could include (amongst other guises) “EDI officers” or “diversity and inclusion project managers” but would not include general HR managers.
b)      Either a) the pay band of each of these roles, or b) the combined total salaries for these roles. Whichever measure is more in accordance with your data preferences.
c)      In the past 12 months the number of staff days across your organisation which have been committed to attending equality training programmes, whether internally run or with external consultants. (staff days = duration of the training programme multiplied by the number of staff in attendance for the course). If unable to provide please mark as N/A in your return.


Information provided for the answer:

- Lead for Community Engagement x 1.0 FTE (NHS Pay Band 8a)
- Lead for Service User Experience x 1.0 FTE (NHS Pay Band 8a)
- Evidence and Engagement Lead x 1.0 FTE (NHS Pay Band 7)
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead x 1.0 FTE (NHS Pay Band 7) Currently vacant post
- Head of Employee Experience x 0.5 FTE (NHS Pay Band 8B)
Internal online NHS Treat Me Fairly Mandatory staff training 92% as at 14 December 2022.
Externally provided leadership training for staff 8A and above – 3 hour training session, 278 staff attended.


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If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

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